The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has directed its officials to completely replace conventional bulbs in all government buildings with LED lights. LED lighting solutions have many advantages that are mainly responsible for its increased application in every sector.
About, 1,241 buildings would be installed by LED bulbs according to the office memorandum issued by the CPWD. The CPWD comes under the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry. The memorandum stated, that out of the 1,241 buildings maintained by the CPWD, LED bulbs have been installed in 223 and the work is in progress in 230 buildings.
Moreover, all the concerned officials have been asked to take care and ensure the completion of the replacement of existing conventional bulbs with LED bulbs in 1,241 buildings.
CPWD is the government’s largest construction agency, and it looks after the maintenance of central government buildings as well as the construction of fences on the country’s international borders among other jobs. The agency is also behind the projects in foreign countries under friendship programmes with India.